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How to Happy: a traveling art show
ATX7 - Jackie

As Jen paints Jackie's abstract portrait, the two discuss life after undergrad and what future Jackie hopes for herself. And of course, they talk about tacos in Austin. #abstractpainting #abstractportrait #talkshow #Austin #universityoftexas #synesthesia

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Inspired by my interview with Jackie in episode 7 of How to Happy, "Miracle Worker" reminds us that small changes yield promising results. #Bethechangeyouwanttosee

After a fun chat with Jackie, in the sevenh episode of #howtohappy I made this short video to explain the #abstractportrait I painted. Jackie, as you'll see, is a glorious young person who will change the world.  #abstractportrait #abstractart #abstractanimation #animation #fun #austinartist

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Jackie went to beautiful Puerto Rico and shares how getting in the sun changed her life. #compliments #talkshow

How to Happy: a traveling art show
ATX6 - Kasia

Kasia delights Jen with tails of her day job in this episode of How to Happy. I, Jenny Bechem, love Kasia's abstract portrait and can't wait for her to see the digital version. Explainer at the the end. #talkshow #abstractportrait #abstractart #austin #artshow #synesthesia

Authentic

Inspired by my interview with Kasia in episode 6 of How to Happy, "Living Out Loud" reminds us to be our authentic selves. Have your flare and your glitter as long as it brings you glee.

After a fun chat with Kasia, in the sixth episode of #howtohappy I made this short video to explain the #abstractportrait I painted. Kasia, as you'll see, puts the super in superduper. #superduper #abstractportrait #abstractart #abstractanimation #animation #fun #austinartist

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Want to feel better? Maybe what makes Kasia feel good will work for you too. Kasia shares what he does to feel better when he's feeling blue. 

How to Happy: a traveling art show
ATX5 - Mars

In this very fun interview Mars gives himself a tattoo! While Jen paints his abstract portrait, they talk about Mars' move to Austin, how he started tattooing and his experience in the tattoo industry. There's also chat about tacos and veganism. Fun!

#abstractportrait #abstractart #talkshow #synesthesia

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Be the Master of your Universe

"Master of the Universe" is a piece of digital art printed on canvas. If that's too meta for you, then you should probably leave this website. 

However, if you're looking for inspiration for an epic change in your life click here.

After a wonderful discussion with Mars @anyonecanbuyatattoomachine I made this video to explain what his #abstractportrait means. If you, or someone you know, is a synesthete, they might like this video.

#abstractfilm #abstractart #abstractanimation #arttheory #jujubeegees #howtohappy

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Need to feel better quickly? Maybe Mars' trick will work for you too. Mars shares what he does to feel better when he's feeling blue. 

How to Happy: a traveling art show
ATX4 - Natalia

During this painting session, Jen and Natalia talk about how they happy, how Natalia teaches her children about entrepreneurship, and of course they talk about colors. It's the best.

Find out the meaning behind Natalia's abstract portrait.

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Guess what! This video has excellent audio! Yay me!

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She reigns kindly.

She leaps, she skips, she gallops.

She dances through life's hiccups with gleeful passion and precision.

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by Jen @ Jujubeegees

Feel better with Natalia! Natalia shares what she does to feel better.

How to Happy: a traveling art show
ATX3 - Elisa

In this episode of How to Happy, Elisa and Jen discuss why Elisa cries less in Austin, the delights of clowning, and how learning to play the ukulele changed Elisa's life.

Note: Jen was still learning how to record sound, it's a little ASMR-y.

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by Jen @ Jujubeegees

Find out the meaning behind Elisa's abstract portrait.

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This ultra short abstract film demonstrates the delight found in both clowns & trees.

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How to Happy: a traveling art show
ATX2 - Sarah

In this episode of How to Happy, Sarah and Jen discuss the awesomeness of Austin, women's soccer, and the fun romantic stories.

Note: Jen was still learning how to record sound, it's a bit muffled.

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Buy a Print of "Sarah"

by Jen @ Jujubeegees

Find out the meaning behind Sarah's abstract portrait.

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This is an abstract cartoon: 2 ears talk to each other

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How to Happy: a traveling art show
ATX1 - Tony

This is the first episode of How to Happy. As Jen paints Tony, they talk about traveling, Bucee's, and coffee, coffee, coffee!!! 

Note: Jen was still learning how to record sound, it's a bit muffled.

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Buy a Print of "Tony"

by Jen @ Jujubeegees

Find out the meaning behind Tony's abstract portrait.

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This is an 11 second abstract film about the life of Tony and his love of coffee.

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